References

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The GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme is an internship programme offered to qualified applicants of Jamaican lineage and includes educational, professional as well as cultural exposure for applicants in the working environment. Specifically, successful candidates will be accommodated in assigned GraceKennedy business offices and will have the opportunity of working among the management and staff of GraceKennedy on a day-to-day basis during the period of internship.

Each applicant is required to submit a character reference and an educational reference.

A character reference must be submitted by one of the following persons:

An educational reference must be submitted by one of the following persons:

Required information:

We ask that the referee provide an honest and confidential evaluation of the candidate’s suitability for such a programme. The reference letter should include the following information:
  1. Relationship to the applicant & length of time that they have known the applicant
  2. Reasons why the applicant should be selected for the Programme emphasising the applicant’s:
    • Leadership qualities
    • Ability to work with others
    • Reliability
    • Strengths/weaknesses
    • Communication skills
The reference letter should be addressed to:

GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme
73 Harbour Street
Kingston
Jamaica, W.I.



The references should be emailed to: gkfoundation@gkco.com.
DEADLINE TO SEND ALL REFERENCE LETTERS IS NOVEMBER 30